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sexism



  • Congresswomen Of Color Have Always Fought Back Against Sexism

    by Dana Frank

    When he called Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “crazy” and “out of her mind” because he didn’t like her politics, Ted Yoho was harking back to Edgar Berman’s narrative that a political woman who dares to speak up is constitutionally insane.



  • Academic Twitter's Gender Imbalance

    Female academics have about half the followers of men on Twitter and wield otherwise diminished influence there, according to a new study. The analysis pertains to medicine, but women across fields say the findings ring true.



  • How Much Latent Sexism Is Out There?

    by Ellen Fitzpatrick

    For much of the twentieth century, that opposition remained robust, with some 40 percent of Americans polled affirming as late as 1969 that they would not vote for a woman President.